June 7, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Big Ten Conference has announced the start times for Purdue's opener against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 and the Sept. 15 game against Eastern Michigan.
The Boilermakers and Colonels will open the 2012 season at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 1, in West Lafayette in a contest that will be shown on the Big Ten Network. The Sept. 15 game against the Eagles will begin at noon and will also be aired live on the BTN.
The addition of the two dates brings Purdue's known starting times for the 2012 season to five. The Boilermakers will take on Notre Dame in South Bend on Sept. 8 at 3:30 p.m., face Michigan in West Lafayette at 4 p.m. on Oct. 6 and play host to Wisconsin at noon in Ross-Ade Stadium for homecoming on Oct. 13.
2012 Purdue Football Schedule
Sept. 1 vs. Eastern Kentucky - 3:30 p.m., BTN
Sept. 8 at Notre Dame - 3:30 p.m., NBC
Sept. 15 vs. Eastern Michigan - Noon, BTN
Sept. 29 vs. Marshall - TBA, TBA
Oct. 6 vs. Michigan - 4 p.m., BTN
Oct. 13 vs. Wisconsin - Noon, TBA
Oct. 20 at Ohio State - TBA, TBA
Oct. 27 at Minnesota - TBA, TBA
Nov. 3 vs. Penn State - TBA, TBA
Nov. 10 at Iowa - TBA, TBA
Nov. 17 at Illinois - TBA, TBA
Nov. 24 vs. Indiana - TBA, TBA